Tag Archives: death and dying process

How I Got My Mom Talking About Her Dying Wishes

The Go Wish cards are the best tool possible

Yep, it’s true. I could not get my own mother to talk about her dying wishes. Here I am, the founder of SevenPonds, where I live, eat and breathe the death and dying process. And yet I was failing with … Continue reading

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How Can Yoga Help Us Confront Death? An Interview with Camella Nair, Part One

A yoga teacher and swami discusses impermanence

Today, in this first part of a two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with Camella Nair, a yoga teacher and swami born in England and based in California, about her spiritual journey through yoga over the past 30 years. Camella is certified in … Continue reading

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The Pitfalls of Choosing Hospice Care

Why a nonprofit hospice may be a more sensible option when choosing end-of-life palliative care

What if you’ve cared for terminally ill loved ones until your resources have been exhausted? You are exhausted too, having taken on a role of a nurse while grieving over the impending loss. Finally a decision is reached to find … Continue reading

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Design for Death: “I Wish to Be Rain” by Studio PSK

A design for a micro airship could transform humans into rain after they die

A recent Designboom competition titled “Design for Death” highlighted many innovative end-of-life creations, from a biodegradable coffin to a postmortem suit that encourages mushroom growth. Amongst the prize winners of the “Design for Death” competition was the London based Studio … Continue reading

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